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Roxbury Community College’s honors program enhances student scholarship

Say that you are a student at Roxbury Community College enrolled in one of the college’s excellent course offerings. You enjoy your knowledgeable professor, find the subject matter very engaging, and treasure the time you spend with your classmates discussing ...

Boston Public Schools offers high salaries, challenging careers for America’s best teachers

The Boston Public Schools is encouraging talented educators from across Boston, the state and the nation to explore more than a thousand teaching opportunities, which have been posted online for the first time this year. This means positions are open ...

Thomas Menino being treated for advanced cancer

Former mayor Thomas Menino is being treated for advanced cancer, according to a Boston Globe story on March 16.

Flash and Bennie Wiley to receive Adirenne Williams Spellman Diversity Award

Flash and Bennie Wiley have been selected to receive the Adirenne Williams Spellman Diversity Award during the 65th Anniversary celebration of the Freedom House.

Boston Foundation earmarks $100K for Fairmont projects

The Boston Foundation is gearing up for year two of its Collaborate Boston grant program and is looking to give a total of $100,000 to resident-led efforts to strengthen the Boston neighborhoods of Dorchester, Hyde Park, Mattapan and Roxbury.

Mass. Governor candidates air views in labor forum

The five Democrats gunning for the Massachusetts governor’s office were in Dorchester on Saturday for a forum held by the Service Employees International Union at the organization’s headquarters and all candidates pledged to be labor friendly and offered different ways ...

Linda Dorcena Forry breathes new life into Boston St. Patrick’s Day breakfast

Linda Dorcena Forry’s bid last year for the 1st Suffolk Senate seat was certainly contentious enough, but once in office, she had to battle for control over one of the spoils of the seat — the right to host the ...

Roxbury history preserved in Warren Street house

For decades, the puddingstone house at 130 Warren Street, known as the Warren House, has beat the odds that laid waste to so many other homes from the early 1800s — the ravages of time, the wrecking ball of Urban ...

Darryl Settles honored by Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action

The Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action honored Darryl Settles with its distinguished Community Leadership Award at its annual meeting.

Main Streets Director Ed Gaskin sees bright future for Grove Hall

When Ed Gaskin talks about Boston’s Grove Hall, he sees the community’s assets first and foremost — its proximity to Franklin Park with its golf course and zoo, a newly-constructed nearby commuter rail station, the surrounding housing stock of stately ...

Boston organization introduces youth to design field

Korn Design owner Denise Korn has been working for more than a decade to provide Boston students a way to tap into their creativity and then transform that creativity into a career with her organization, Youth Design.

Entrepreneurs float ideas for Dudley Square business incubator

Speaking to the Mass Technology Leadership Council last month, Mayor Martin Walsh urged industry leaders to look beyond the Seaport District and Kendall Square to neighborhoods like Mattapan as locations for new\ innovation districts.

Latino representation seen lacking in Boston’s civic leadership

Along with African Americans and Asians, Latinos suffer the same pattern of underrepresentation in virtually all spheres of Boston’s civic life — a high concentration at the bottom of the pay scales and decision-making chains with little to no representation ...

Boston Public Schools ramps up search for new superintendent

After nine months with an interim school superintendent in place, city officials are ramping up the effort to hire a permanent superintendent — kicking off the search with a number of public hearings to find out what parents and the ...

Mayor Martin Walsh taps firm for Boston Fire Department Commissioner search

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced this week the hiring of FACETS, a management consulting firm, to select the permanent Boston Fire Department Commissioner.